Dec 8, 2012 7:00am EST
local content vehicles as we look behind the scenes of the history of literary life of new york's capital city, albany. today at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. and send at 5 p.m. on american history tv on c-span3. >> you are watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. weekdays feature live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events. and every week until it's nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our websites, and you can join in on the conversation on social media sites. >> japanese forces attacked pearl harbor bringing america into world war ii. veterans and their families marked the anniversary of the world war ii memorial in washington, d.c. the ceremony include remarks by the vice chairman of the joint chiefs. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [background sounds] >> [inaudible] >> their name lived forevermore. let us pray. almighty god, creator and sustainer, we offer to you endless libations of thanksgiving and praise. today, we remember a time of great tyranny in our world. we rememb
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
rod page the young women's leadership academy in the harlem area of new york city, one of the first and most successful pilot project for girls, public schools with which i know the presiding officer is very familiar. and i remember the time i invited senator barbara mikulski to texas because she and i had worked together supporting nasa for so many years and this year had been she chair and by ranking member of the appropriations subcommittee funding nasa. we went to visit the johnson space center because i wanted her to see the great work they are doing their. and then i took her to the houston rodeo because i wanted her to see that texas culture. i am not sure the senator who grew up grew up in the inner city of baltimore knew exactly how people would dress at the rodeo but suffice it to say there were a lot of rhinestones and cowboy boots and big hair and big cats. senator mikulski whispered to me during this time, kay, if we were here monday and went to the chamber of commerce, these people look like this? and i said yes. pretty much. so we also teamed up to pass the homemaker
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am EST
>> please be seated. ladies and gentlemen, representative from the seventh district of new york, the hon. joseph crowley.